I smile to share that my poem, Size Seven, has been published over at Spillwords Press!
As its name suggests, Spillwords Press is a place for writers to thrive and words to flow into the centers of our fragile beings, where truth hides in feelings we may not know we have.
When I come away from reading a piece, if I feel a flicker of sadness or even a flash of anger, I know that what I just read was well-written, even if I did not agree with its content. Perhaps I find a parallel between my life and the story the writer is sharing or maybe I learn something new.
My passion as a writer is to catch feelings. Not capture them, since emotions cannot be caged, but to write feeling into words so that stories and memories and life may be remembered through words.
Writing Size Seven, I realized not all words fit one piece; when catching emotions, words have to click into place. For one poem, overwhelming is the word I need, for this poem insurmountable.
It is an insurmountable feeling
To be left alone
At the edge of Devonshire with the . . . please continue reading here and share your beautiful thoughts!
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